Typically, discounted app promotions on Apple’s App Store are initiated by the app developer, not Apple, and that may be the case with Cut the Rope:Experiments.
So this may be a joint Apple Zepto Labs promotion, or Apple may simply be using Zepto Labs’ announcement to promote a great free app on the App Store.
Apple recently used its ongoing “App of the Week” feature to promote Cut the Rope: Experiments as a free download.
Cut the Rope: Experiments is priced at 99 cents on the Amazon Appstore and Google Play.
Facebook is getting into the game as well, announcing recently that it will open an App Center where users can be redirected moreeasily to mobile app downloads as well as apps in the Facebook ecosystem and other Web apps.
Apple introduced in app subscriptions last year, and it formed the basis of the new Newsstand section of the App Store.
Among the first we have seen is the Facebook Camera app that the social network released yesterday, May 24 and AutoDesk’s Sketchbook Ink app.
As noticed by The Verge, the Editors’ Choice terminology has also been picked up in the Mac App Store, with Cobook [Mac App Store] being the initial recipient of the designation.
Apple recently acquired the app search service Chomp, presumably intending toincorporate some of its app discovery methods into the App Store.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution [Mac App Store] has also been made an Editors’ Choice pick, but there appears to be no Free App of the Week in the Mac App Store to correspond with the feature on the iOS side, although Cobook is a free app.
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